Drepanidae: Drepaninae

1649 (ABH65.004) Dusky Hook-tip Drepana curvatula, (Borkhausen, 1790)

KR07507

 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards

General InformationOverwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Both sexes readily come to light, sometimes in numbers.

Forewing length: 16-21mm.
Foodplant(s): birches (Betula spp.), Alder (Alnus glutinosa), oaks (Quercus spp.)
Flying: Two generations, May-June and July-August
UK Presence: Immigrant
National status: Red Data Book

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

Similar Species
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Pebble Hook-tip Drepana falcataria

Red Data Book

Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Hairy
Colours:
Green, brown, purple, red, white, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
4